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Ghost Story, A

Opening Date: Thursday, 27 Jul 2017

In this singular exploration of legacy, love, loss, and the enormity of existence, a recently deceased, white-sheeted ghost returns to his suburban home to try and reconnect with his bereft wife. Recently deceased, a white-sheeted ghost (Casey Affleck) returns to his suburban home to console his mourning wife (Rooney Mara), only ... more

Monster Calls, A

Opening Date: Thursday, 27 Jul 2017

A visually spectacular drama from director J.A. Bayona (The Orphanage), A MONSTER CALLS adapts Patrick Ness’ beloved award-winning novel about a young boy learning to deal with the hardest truth in life. Twelve year old Conor (Lewis MacDougall) doesn’t want to accept the fact that his mother (Felicity Jones) is battling ... more

Big Sick, The

Opening Date: Thursday, 3 Aug 2017

Comedian Kumail Nanjiani and writer Emily V. Gordon put their own real-life relationship on screen in this charming romantic comedy about an American-Pakistani stand-up comic coming to terms with family expectations. Kumail (Nanjiani playing a version of himself) is striving to find success in comedy while also constantly negotiating with his ... more

Trip to Spain, The

Opening Date: Thursday, 3 Aug 2017

GALA SCREENING - Tuesday July 18 - 6.45pm. Tickets on sale below. Take a trip to Spain at Nova and be the first to see the highly-anticipated third installment! Ticket includes a glass of Spanish red wine, live music in cinema with the Spanish sounds of Duo Agogo, and a ... more

Met Opera: Rosenkavalier, Der

Opening Date: Saturday, 5 Aug 2017

Conductor: James Levine Production: Robert Carsen Set Designer: Paul Steinberg Costume Designer: Brigitte Reiffenstuel Lighting Designers: Robert Carsen, Peter Van Praet Cast: Renée Fleming (Marschallin), Elīna Garanča (Octavian), Erin Morley (Sophie), Matthew Polenzani (A Singer), Marcus Brück (Faninal), Günther Groissböck (Baron Ochs) The Met’s first new production since 1969 of Strauss’s ... more

Wall, The

Opening Date: Thursday, 10 Aug 2017

From Doug Lima, director of The Bourne Identity and The Edge of Tomorrow, comes a different kind of war thriller, using two soldiers, a sniper and a stand-off to get back to basics in keeping audiences on the edge of their seat. U.S. soldiers Allan Isaac (Aaron Taylor-Johnson) and Shane Matthews ... more

Stage Russia: Anna Karenina

Opening Date: Saturday, 12 Aug 2017

Directed and choreographed by Angelica Cholina, this Vakhtangov Theatre production of ANNA KARENINA is a modern dance interpretation of Leo Tolstoy's classic novel, originally published in serial installments from 1875 to 1877 in the periodical The Russian Messenger. Telling the life story of the titular Anna, a St. Petersburg aristocrat, ... more

Logan Lucky

Opening Date: Thursday, 17 Aug 2017

Steven Soderbergh returns to the big screen with a star-spangled caper about two brothers looking to change their family’s fortunes by undertaking a daring heist. Channing Tatum and Adam Driver play the Logan brothers, members of a hardscrabble West Virginian family who are renowned for their spectacularly bad run of luck ... more

Madame

Opening Date: Thursday, 17 Aug 2017

After discovering that a luxurious dinner will have 13 guests, Wealthy American hostess Anne (Toni Collette) insists her loyal maid Maria (Pedro Almodovar muse Rossy de Palma) disguise herself as a mysterious Spanish noble woman to even out the numbers. But a little too much wine and some playful chat ... more

NT Live: Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

Opening Date: Saturday, 19 Aug 2017

Sonia Friedman Productions present Imelda Staunton (Gypsy, Vera Drake, the Harry Potter films); Conleth Hill (Game Of Thrones, The Producers); Luke Treadaway (The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, Fortitude, The Hollow Crown) and Imogen Poots (A Long Way Down, Jane Eyre) in James Macdonald’s new production of ... more

All for One

Opening Date: Thursday, 24 Aug 2017

The Tour de France is one of the most prestigious and gruelling sporting competitions in the world. For many cyclists it’s an honour just to compete, and for the Australian-backed team Orica GreenEDGE, these lovable larrikins are doing it all for the pure love of cycling. But when a driven, ... more

Ghibli: Arriety (Revoiced)

Opening Date: Thursday, 24 Aug 2017

This is a story of a family of “little” people. ARRIETTY is a visually stunning animated film created by world-renowned Japanese animation house Studio Ghibli (SPIRITED AWAY, HOWL’S MOVING CASTLE, PONYO) and based on the much-loved children’s book The Borrowers by Mary Norton. In this whimsical adventure, tiny 14-year-old Arrietty ... more

Ghibli: Arriety (Subtitled)

Opening Date: Thursday, 24 Aug 2017

This is a story of a family of “little” people. ARRIETTY is a visually stunning animated film created by world-renowned Japanese animation house Studio Ghibli (SPIRITED AWAY, HOWL’S MOVING CASTLE, PONYO) and based on the much-loved children’s book The Borrowers by Mary Norton. In this whimsical adventure, tiny 14-year-old Arrietty ... more

Ghibli: Cat Returns, The (Revoiced)

Opening Date: Thursday, 24 Aug 2017

Haru, a schoolgirl bored by her ordinary routine, saves the life of an unusual cat, and suddenly her world is transformed beyond anything she’s ever imagined. Her good deed is rewarded with a flurry of presents, including gift-wrapped mice, and one very shocking proposal of marriage - to the Cat’s ... more

Ghibli: Cat Returns, The (Subtitled)

Opening Date: Thursday, 24 Aug 2017

Haru, a schoolgirl bored by her ordinary routine, saves the life of an unusual cat, and suddenly her world is transformed beyond anything she’s ever imagined. Her good deed is rewarded with a flurry of presents, including gift-wrapped mice, and one very shocking proposal of marriage - to the Cat’s ... more

Ghibli: From Up on Poppy Hill (Revoiced)

Opening Date: Thursday, 24 Aug 2017

From the legendary and highly celebrated Studio Ghibli (Spirited Away, Ponyo, and Arrietty) comes From Up on Poppy Hill, the uniquely inspired and highly anticipated coming-of-age story from Goro Miyazaki and Hayao Miyazaki. Set in Yokohama in 1963, this lovingly hand-drawn film centres on Umi (voiced by Sarah Bolger) and ... more

Ghibli: From Up on Poppy Hill (Subtitled)

Opening Date: Thursday, 24 Aug 2017

From the legendary and highly celebrated Studio Ghibli (Spirited Away, Ponyo, and Arrietty) comes From Up on Poppy Hill, the uniquely inspired and highly anticipated coming-of-age story from Goro Miyazaki and Hayao Miyazaki. Set in Yokohama in 1963, this lovingly hand-drawn film centres on Umi and Shun and the budding ... more

Ghibli: Grave of the Fireflies (Revoiced)

Opening Date: Thursday, 24 Aug 2017

In the aftermath of a World War II bombing, two orphaned children struggle to survive in the Japanese countryside. To Seita and his four-year-old sister, Setsuko, the helplessness and indifference of their countrymen is even more painful than the enemy raids. Through desperation, hunger and grief, these children's lives are ... more

Ghibli: Grave of the Fireflies (Subtitled)

Opening Date: Thursday, 24 Aug 2017

In the aftermath of a World War II bombing, two orphaned children struggle to survive in the Japanese countryside. To Seita and his four-year-old sister, Setsuko, the helplessness and indifference of their countrymen is even more painful than the enemy raids. Through desperation, hunger and grief, these children's lives are ... more

Ghibli: Howl's Moving Castle (Revoiced)

Opening Date: Thursday, 24 Aug 2017

Sophie, an average teenage girl working in a hat shop, finds her life thrown into turmoil when she is literally swept off her feet by a handsome but mysterious wizard named Howl. After this chance meeting she is turned into a 90-year old woman by the vain and conniving Witch ... more

Ghibli: Howl's Moving Castle (Subtitled)

Opening Date: Thursday, 24 Aug 2017

Sophie, an average teenage girl working in a hat shop, finds her life thrown into turmoil when she is literally swept off her feet by a handsome but mysterious wizard named Howl. After this chance meeting she is turned into a 90-year old woman by the vain and conniving Witch ... more

Ghibli: Isao Takahata & His Tale of Princess (Sub)

Opening Date: Thursday, 24 Aug 2017

A fascinating and insightful behind-the-scenes glimpse at the creation of Isao Takahata’s THE TALE OF THE PRINCESS KAGUYA. With complete access to the film’s production, we are privileged to witness Takahata as he uncovers the process by which he came to take on the project, the recording of the character ... more

Ghibli: Kiki's Delivery Service (Revoiced)

Opening Date: Thursday, 24 Aug 2017

It is tradition for all young witches to leave their families on the night of a full moon to learn their craft. That night comes for Kiki, who follows her dream and embarks on the experience of a lifetime. With her chatty black cat, Jiji, she flies off to find the ... more

Ghibli: Kiki's Delivery Service (Subtitled)

Opening Date: Thursday, 24 Aug 2017

It is tradition for all young witches to leave their families on the night of a full moon to learn their craft. That night comes for Kiki, who follows her dream and embarks on the experience of a lifetime. With her chatty black cat, Jiji, she flies off to find the ... more

Ghibli: Kingdom of Dreams and Madness, The (Sub)

Opening Date: Thursday, 24 Aug 2017

With near-unfettered access inside Studio Ghibli, award-winning director Mami Sunada follows the key personnel at Ghibli - Academy Award®-winning director Hayao Miyazaki, producer Toshio Suzuki and the elusive Isao Takahata - over the course of approximately one year as the studio rushes to complete their two highly anticipated new films, ... more

Ghibli: Laputa: Castle in the Sky (Revoiced)

Opening Date: Thursday, 24 Aug 2017

Pazu, an engineer's apprentice finds a young girl, Sheeta floating down from the sky wearing a glowing pendant. Together they discover both are searching for the legendary floating castle Laputa and vow to unravel the mystery of the luminous crystal around her neck. Their quest won't be easy however. There ... more

Ghibli: Laputa: Castle in the Sky (Subtitled)

Opening Date: Thursday, 24 Aug 2017

Pazu, an engineer's apprentice finds a young girl, Sheeta floating down from the sky wearing a glowing pendant. Together they discover both are searching for the legendary floating castle Laputa and vow to unravel the mystery of the luminous crystal around her neck. Their quest won't be easy however. There ... more

Ghibli: My Neighbor Totoro (Revoiced)

Opening Date: Thursday, 24 Aug 2017

Two young girls, Satsuki and Mei, have moved with their father into a new home in the country, while their mother recovers from illness in a nearby hospital. To their surprise, they soon discover that they share this home with some rather unusual creatures and even stranger neighbours - forest ... more

Ghibli: My Neighbor Totoro (Subtitled)

Opening Date: Thursday, 24 Aug 2017

Two young girls, Satsuki and Mei, have moved with their father into a new home in the country, while their mother recovers from illness in a nearby hospital. To their surprise, they soon discover that they share this home with some rather unusual creatures and even stranger neighbours - forest ... more

Ghibli: My Neighbors the Yamadas (Subtitled)

Opening Date: Thursday, 24 Aug 2017

Join in the adventures of the quirky Yamada family - from the hilarious to the touching - brilliantly presented in a unique, visually striking comic strip style. Takashi Yamada and his wacky wife Matsuko, who has no talent for housework, navigate their way through the ups and downs of work, ... more

Ghibli: My Neighbours the Yamadas (Revoiced)

Opening Date: Thursday, 24 Aug 2017

Join in the adventures of the quirky Yamada family - from the hilarious to the touching - brilliantly presented in a unique, visually striking comic strip style. Takashi Yamada and his wacky wife Matsuko, who has no talent for housework, navigate their way through the ups and downs of work, ... more

Ghibli: Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind (Dub)

Opening Date: Thursday, 24 Aug 2017

A thousand years after a great war, a seaside kingdom known as the Valley of the Wind is one of the only areas that remains populated. Led by the courageous Princess Nausicaä, the people of the Valley are engaged in a constant struggle with powerful insects called ohmu, who guard ... more

Ghibli: Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind (Sub)

Opening Date: Thursday, 24 Aug 2017

A thousand years after a great war, a seaside kingdom known as the Valley of the Wind is one of the only areas that remains populated. Led by the courageous Princess Nausicaä, the people of the Valley are engaged in a constant struggle with powerful insects called ohmu, who guard ... more

Ghibli: Ocean Waves (Revoiced)

Opening Date: Thursday, 24 Aug 2017

Kochi is your average coastal town on the sleepy, idyllic island of Shikoku and young Taku is definitely your average high school student. But soon his quiet life will be turned upside down with the arrival of Rikako: a beautiful student recently transferred from Tokyo. By the end of the ... more

Ghibli: Ocean Waves (Subtitled)

Opening Date: Thursday, 24 Aug 2017

Kochi is your average coastal town on the sleepy, idyllic island of Shikoku and young Taku is definitely your average high school student. But soon his quiet life will be turned upside down with the arrival of Rikako: a beautiful student recently transferred from Tokyo. By the end of the ... more

Ghibli: Only Yesterday (Revoiced)

Opening Date: Thursday, 24 Aug 2017

It’s 1982, and Taeko is 27 years old, unmarried, and has lived her whole life in Tokyo. She decides to visit her relatives in the countryside, and as the train travels through the night, memories flood back of her younger years: the first immature stirrings of romance, the onset of ... more

Ghibli: Only Yesterday (Subtitled)

Opening Date: Thursday, 24 Aug 2017

It’s 1982, and Taeko is 27 years old, unmarried, and has lived her whole life in Tokyo. She decides to visit her relatives in the countryside, and as the train travels through the night, memories flood back of her younger years: the first immature stirrings of romance, the onset of ... more

Ghibli: Pom Poko (Revoiced)

Opening Date: Thursday, 24 Aug 2017

POM POKO is a tale of the clash between modern civilization and the natural world. The Raccoons of the Tama Hills are being forced from their homes by rapid urbanisation. As it becomes harder to find food and shelter, they decide to band together and fight back. Once they perfect the ... more

Ghibli: Pom Poko (Subtitled)

Opening Date: Thursday, 24 Aug 2017

POM POKO is a tale of the clash between modern civilization and the natural world. The Raccoons of the Tama Hills are being forced from their homes by rapid urbanisation. As it becomes harder to find food and shelter, they decide to band together and fight back. Once they perfect the ... more

Ghibli: Ponyo (Revoiced)

Opening Date: Thursday, 24 Aug 2017

In a small town by the sea lives five year old Sosuke, high on a cliff overlooking the Inland Sea. One morning while playing on the rocky beach below his house, he discovers a goldfish he names Ponyo, her head stuck in a jam jar. Sosuke rescues Ponyo and keeps ... more

Ghibli: Ponyo (Subtitled)

Opening Date: Thursday, 24 Aug 2017

In a small town by the sea lives five year old Sosuke, high on a cliff overlooking the Inland Sea. One morning while playing on the rocky beach below his house, he discovers a goldfish he names Ponyo, her head stuck in a jam jar. Sosuke rescues Ponyo and keeps ... more

Ghibli: Porco Rosso (Revoiced)

Opening Date: Thursday, 24 Aug 2017

When "Porco" - whose face has been transformed into that of a pig by a mysterious spell - infuriates a band of sky pirates with his aerial heroics, the pirates hire Curtis, a comical rival pilot, to "get rid" of him. On the ground, the two pilots compete over the affections ... more

Ghibli: Porco Rosso (Subtitled)

Opening Date: Thursday, 24 Aug 2017

When "Porco" - whose face has been transformed into that of a pig by a mysterious spell - infuriates a band of sky pirates with his aerial heroics, the pirates hire Curtis, a comical rival pilot, to "get rid" of him. On the ground, the two pilots compete over the affections ... more

Ghibli: Princess Mononoke (Revoiced)

Opening Date: Thursday, 24 Aug 2017

A beautifully realized tale of civilization versus nature, PRINCESS MONONOKE is a true epic by Japan's master animator Hayao Miyazaki. While protecting his village from a rampaging boar-god, the young warrior Ashitaka becomes afflicted with a deadly curse. To find the cure that will save his life, he journeys deep into ... more

Ghibli: Princess Mononoke (Subtitled)

Opening Date: Thursday, 24 Aug 2017

A beautifully realized tale of civilization versus nature, PRINCESS MONONOKE is a true epic by Japan's master animator Hayao Miyazaki. While protecting his village from a rampaging boar-god, the young warrior Ashitaka becomes afflicted with a deadly curse. To find the cure that will save his life, he journeys deep into ... more

Ghibli: Spirited Away (Revoiced)

Opening Date: Thursday, 24 Aug 2017

From Hayao Miyazaki, one of the most celebrated filmmakers in the history of animated cinema, comes the Academy Award winning masterpiece, SPIRITED AWAY. SPIRITED AWAY is a wondrous fantasy about a young girl named Chihiro who discovers a secret world of strange spirits, creatures and sorcery. When her parents are mysteriously ... more

Ghibli: Spirited Away (Subtitled)

Opening Date: Thursday, 24 Aug 2017

From Hayao Miyazaki, one of the most celebrated filmmakers in the history of animated cinema, comes the Academy Award winning masterpiece, SPIRITED AWAY. SPIRITED AWAY is a wondrous fantasy about a young girl named Chihiro who discovers a secret world of strange spirits, creatures and sorcery. When her parents are mysteriously ... more

Ghibli: Tale of Princess Kaguya, The (Subtitled)

Opening Date: Thursday, 24 Aug 2017

Found inside a shining stalk of bamboo, a tiny girl grows into an exquisite young lady, raised by an old bamboo cutter and his wife. From the countryside to the grand capital city, even unseen she enthralls all who encounter her, including five noble suitors. Ultimately she must face her ... more

Ghibli: Tales from Earthsea (Revoiced)

Opening Date: Thursday, 24 Aug 2017

In the land of Earthsea, crops are failing and livestock dying. Two dragons appear from the storm clouds and devour each other - an omen of impending disaster. The balance of the world is in peril of tearing apart. In his search for the cause of this encroaching catastrophe, the Archmage ... more

Ghibli: Tales from Earthsea (Subtitled)

Opening Date: Thursday, 24 Aug 2017

In the land of Earthsea, crops are failing and livestock dying. Two dragons appear from the storm clouds and devour each other - an omen of impending disaster. The balance of the world is in peril of tearing apart. In his search for the cause of this encroaching catastrophe, the Archmage ... more

Ghibli: When Marnie Was There (Revoiced)

Opening Date: Thursday, 24 Aug 2017

Twelve-year-old Anna believes she sits outside the invisible magic circle to which most people belong, and shuts herself off from everyone around her. Concerned for her health, Anna's foster mother decides to send her to rural Hokkaido to stay in a sleepy town by the sea. As she dreams her days ... more

Ghibli: When Marnie Was There (Subtitled)

Opening Date: Thursday, 24 Aug 2017

Twelve-year-old Anna believes she sits outside the invisible magic circle to which most people belong, and shuts herself off from everyone around her. Concerned for her health, Anna's foster mother decides to send her to rural Hokkaido to stay in a sleepy town by the sea. As she dreams her days ... more

Ghibli: Whisper of the Heart (Revoiced)

Opening Date: Thursday, 24 Aug 2017

Shizuku Tsukishima is a bit of a book-worm, spending her last summer vacation in junior high school reading and translating popular foreign music into Japanese. With aspirations to one day become a writer, Shizuku can't help but notice that the name Seiji Amasawa appears on every one of the books ... more

Ghibli: Whisper of the Heart (Subtitled)

Opening Date: Thursday, 24 Aug 2017

Shizuku Tsukishima is a bit of a book-worm, spending her last summer vacation in junior high school reading and translating popular foreign music into Japanese. With aspirations to one day become a writer, Shizuku can't help but notice that the name Seiji Amasawa appears on every one of the books ... more

Ghibli: Wind Rises, The (Revoiced)

Opening Date: Thursday, 24 Aug 2017

Hayao Miyazaki brings together the aircraft engineer Jiro Horikoshi and the author Tatsuo Hori, men living in the times of THE WIND RISES, to create Jiro, a fictional character at the centre of a tale of love, perseverance, and the challenges of living and making choices in a turbulent world. Nominated ... more

Ghibli: Wind Rises, The (Subtitled)

Opening Date: Thursday, 24 Aug 2017

Hayao Miyazaki brings together the aircraft engineer Jiro Horikoshi and the author Tatsuo Hori, men living in the times of THE WIND RISES, to create Jiro, a fictional character at the centre of a tale of love, perseverance, and the challenges of living and making choices in a turbulent world. Nominated ... more

Killing Ground

Opening Date: Thursday, 24 Aug 2017

Meet The Filmmaker Opening Night: Director Damien Power and star Harriet Dyer will be in-cinema to discuss their terrifying new film. Tickets on sale now! When young urbanites Ian and Sam decide to go camping, they arrive at their ... more

Lost City of Z

Opening Date: Thursday, 24 Aug 2017

Director James Gray (The Immigrant, Two Lovers) scales ambitious heights in his adaptation of the true story of British explorer Col. Percival Fawcett, who vanished while searching for a mysterious city in the depths of the Amazon in the 1920s. Charlie Hunnam stars as Fawcett, who becomes convinced that there is ... more

Maudie

Opening Date: Thursday, 24 Aug 2017

Monthly Matinee Screening Tuesday August 22 – 10.30am. Tickets on sale below. Join us for an advance screening, morning tea and a discussion on folk art - all at regular ticket prices! Sally Hawkins stars as Maud Lewis, who became one of the most beloved of Canadian artists with her naive ... more

AFF: Mahbas

Opening Date: Friday, 25 Aug 2017

A romantic comedy about love and marriage amongst our Arab neighbours… and enemies. It’s been more than 20 years since the Lebanese-Syrian war, yet Therese is still not over the death of her brother, killed by a Syrian bomb. Today her only daughter is getting engaged. Only when the suitor ... more

AFF: Ali, the Goat and Ibrahim

Opening Date: Saturday, 26 Aug 2017

Ali falls in love with a goat, whom he believes is a reincarnation of his late girlfriend Nada’s soul. Ibrahim works at a recording studio and starts to hear voices that frighten him. Ali yields to his mother’s wish that he visit a healer, even though he doesn’t believe he ... more

AFF: Gaza Surf Club

Opening Date: Sunday, 27 Aug 2017

This heartfelt documentary takes us into the world of the Gaza Strip’s surfing enthusiasts and reveals a formidable resilience pulsing within a beleaguered population – locked in between Egypt and Israel. The youth are constantly weary of the daily ‘state of emergency’, yet they seek and find meaning and perspective ... more

AFF: I Still Hide to Smoke

Opening Date: Sunday, 27 Aug 2017

Starring Hiam Abbas this tragi-comedy about nine very different women, varying ages and backgrounds that gather at the local Hammam - mingling and at times confronting one another, lashing out, raging, crying, fighting and seeking comfort in each other. Outside the Hammam, fury is in the air. Something is brewing ... more

Ali's Wedding

Opening Date: Thursday, 31 Aug 2017

Meet Ali, the charming son of a Muslim cleric who despite the best of intentions, just can’t seem to make the right life choices. Ali dreams big – he wants to be with the girl he loves, but he’s been promised to another girl at his father’s mosque. He wants to ... more

Gifted

Opening Date: Thursday, 31 Aug 2017

From director Marc Webb (500 Days of Summer) comes a witty and unexpected drama of intelligent people making all the wrong decisions. Chris Evans stars as Frank, a single man raising his child prodigy niece Mary (McKenna Grace). After years of home-schooling, Frank enrols Mary at the local primary ... more

God's Own Country

Opening Date: Thursday, 31 Aug 2017

Winner of multiple Best Film awards, Francis Lee's feature debut is a heartfelt and sexy drama of a Yorkshire sheep farmer coming to terms with both family obligations and his own conflicted sexuality. Sure to be a fixture throughout the awards season. Spring. Yorkshire. Young farmer John Saxby (Josh O'Connor) ... more

Comedie Francaise: Le Misanthrope

Opening Date: Saturday, 2 Sep 2017

Alcest loves Célimène, a flirtatious woman from the Parisian high society. He loathes this world for its hypocritical etiquette but, shaken by a public trial he is called to by this social circle, he must visit Célimène to ask for her help. ... more

Lovers, The

Opening Date: Thursday, 7 Sep 2017

Nova Exclusive! Debra Winger and Tracy Letts play a long-married, dispassionate couple who are both in the midst of serious affairs. But on the brink of calling it quits, a spark between them suddenly reignites, leading them into an impulsive romance. A witty and relatable comedy-drama from writer/director Azazel Jacobs, ... more

Namatjira Project

Opening Date: Thursday, 7 Sep 2017

From the remote Australian desert to the opulence of Buckingham Palace – this is the iconic story of the Namatjira family, tracing their quest for justice. Albert Namatjira was a man caught between cultures – paraded as a great Australian, whilst treated with contempt. He was the first Indigenous person ... more

NT Live: Angels in America, Pt. 1: Millenium Appro

Opening Date: Saturday, 9 Sep 2017

Angels In America Part One: Millenium Approaches. America in the mid-1980s. In the midst of the AIDS crisis and a conservative Reagan administration, New Yorkers grapple with life and death, love and sex, heaven and hell. Andrew Garfield (Silence, Hacksaw Ridge) plays Prior Walter along with a cast including Denise Gough ... more

David Gilmour Live At Pompeii

Opening Date: Wednesday, 13 Sep 2017

45 years after Pink Floyd’s David Gilmour filmed ‘Live At Pompeii’ in the legendary Roman Amphitheatre there, he returned for two spectacular shows, part of his year-long tour in support of his No.1 album ‘Rattle That Lock’. The performances were the first-ever rock concerts for an audience in the stone ... more

Good Time

Opening Date: Thursday, 14 Sep 2017

A bank robber finds himself unable to evade those who are looking for him. ... more

Patti Cake$

Opening Date: Thursday, 14 Sep 2017

Australian actor Danielle Macdonald explodes onto the world stage with a performance you won’t forget any time soon in the deliriously wonderful PATTI CAKE$. Macdonald stars as Patricia Dombrowski, aka Killa P, aka Patti Cake$, an aspiring rapper who believes herself to be a once in a lifetime hip hop star ... more

NT Live: Angels in America, Pt. 2: Perestroika

Opening Date: Saturday, 16 Sep 2017

Angels In America Part Two: Perestroika America in the mid-1980s. In the midst of the AIDS crisis and a conservative Reagan administration, New Yorkers grapple with life and death, love and sex, heaven and hell. Andrew Garfield (Silence, Hacksaw Ridge) plays Prior Walter along with a cast including Denise Gough (People, ... more

Beatriz at Dinner

Opening Date: Thursday, 21 Sep 2017

Nova Exclusive! Salma Hayek is the commanding lead presence of BEATRIZ AT DINNER, a ferocious drama of a dinner party war of words by writer/director team Mike White and Miguel Arteta (The Good Girl). Beatriz is a compassionate massage therapist and holistic healer from an immigrant background, living in Los ... more

Brigsby Bear

Opening Date: Thursday, 21 Sep 2017

A young man goes on a quest to discover what happened to his favourite childhood television show in the hilarious and completely unclassifiable comedy BRIGSBY BEAR. James (Kyle Mooney) was brought up by his over-protective parents in a remote, off-the-grid home for the first 25 years of his life. When ... more

Mountain

Opening Date: Thursday, 21 Sep 2017

A unique cinematic and musical collaboration between the Australian Chamber Orchestra and BAFTA-nominated director Jennifer Peedom, MOUNTAIN is a dazzling exploration of our obsession with mountains. Only three centuries ago, climbing a mountain would have been considered close to lunacy. The idea scarcely existed that wild landscapes might hold any ... more

RSC: Titus Andronicus

Opening Date: Saturday, 23 Sep 2017

The decay of Rome reaches violent depths in Shakespeare’s most bloody play. Titus is a ruler exhausted by war and loss, who relinquishes power but leaves Rome in disorder. Rape, cannibalism and severed body parts fill the moral void at the heart of this corrupt society. Shakespeare’s gory revenge tragedy presents us ... more

Go-Betweens, The: Right Here

Opening Date: Thursday, 28 Sep 2017

From acclaimed director Kriv Stenders, THE GO-BETWEENS: RIGHT HERE is a feature length documentary about the people who created the seminal rock band the Go-Betweens. It is a heartfelt story of discovery, exploring the intensely passionate, creative and fraught relationships that formed one of the most loved and influential bands in ... more

Heal the Living

Opening Date: Thursday, 28 Sep 2017

An interweaving of three stories connected to each other via an accident. ... more

John le Carre - An Evening with George Smiley

Opening Date: Saturday, 30 Sep 2017

Captured live from London's Royal Festival Hall, join us for a celebration of one of the world’s greatest writers as he shares the secrets behind the creation of his most beloved character. From his extraordinary Cold War novels – such as The Spy Who Came in from the Cold and ... more

Met Opera: Nabucco

Opening Date: Saturday, 30 Sep 2017

Met Music Director James Levine conducts Verdi’s early drama of Ancient Babylon, Nabucco, with Plácido Domingo adding a new role to his repertory as the title character. Liudmyla Monastyrska sings the tour-de-force role of Abigaille, Nabucco’s willful daughter, with Jamie Barton as Fenena, Russell Thomas as Ismaele, and Dmitri Belosselskiy ... more

Song to Song

Opening Date: Thursday, 5 Oct 2017

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Comedie Francaise: Cyrano de Bergerac

Opening Date: Saturday, 7 Oct 2017

Cyrano is cursed with a prominent nose but gifted with words. He uses this talent to help handsome Christian win Roxane’s heart, whom he also loves… After Roméo and Juliet and The Misanthrope, France’s historical theatre stage la Comédie-Française will end its new cinema season with beloved classic Cyrano de Bergerac, ... more

Blue

Opening Date: Thursday, 12 Oct 2017

From space, our planet appears as a tiny blue dot in the vastness of space, our oceans dominating from afar. But the seas are under threat. The ecological destruction that has occurred in the oceans over the last century is unprecedented and warns of an impending mass extinction. Tackling themes ... more

Tom of Finland

Opening Date: Thursday, 12 Oct 2017

Award-winning filmmaker Dome Karukoski brings to screen the life and work of one of the most influential and celebrated figures of twentieth century gay culture ... more

NT Live: Yerma

Opening Date: Saturday, 14 Oct 2017

WINNER - Best Revival - 2017 Olivier Awards! WINNER - Best Actress (Billie Piper) - 2017 Olivier Awards! The incredible Billie Piper (Penny Dreadful, Great Britain, Doctor Who) returns in her award-winning role. A young woman is driven to the unthinkable by her desperate desire to have a child in Simon Stone’s ... more

Wings (1927)

Opening Date: Thursday, 19 Oct 2017

ICONIC: Two young men, one rich, one middle class, who are in love with the same woman, become fighter pilots in World War I. ... more

NT Live: Salome

Opening Date: Saturday, 4 Nov 2017

The story has been told before, but never like this. An occupied desert nation. A radical from the wilderness on hunger strike. A girl whose mysterious dance will change the course of the world. This charged retelling turns the infamous biblical tale on its head, placing the girl we call ... more

Art on Screen: The British Museum presents Hokusai

Opening Date: Saturday, 18 Nov 2017

This fascinating cinema event, British Museum presents: Hokusai, is a groundbreaking documentary and exclusive private view of the British Museum exhibition Hokusai: beyond the Great Wave. Filmed in Japan, the US and the UK, the film focuses on Hokusai’s work, life and times in the great, bustling metropolis of Edo, ... more

Tulip Fever

Opening Date: Thursday, 23 Nov 2017

An artist falls for a young married woman while he's commissioned to paint her portrait during the Tulip mania of 17th century Amsterdam. ... more

NT Live: Peter Pan

Opening Date: Saturday, 2 Dec 2017

All children, except one, grow up… Captured live at the National Theatre, a recorded performance of JM Barrie’s much-loved tale screens in cinemas. When Peter Pan, leader of the Lost Boys, loses his shadow, headstrong Wendy helps him to reattach it. In return, she is invited to Neverland, where Tinker Bell ... more

In This Corner of the World

Opening Date: Thursday, 7 Dec 2017

Set in Hiroshima during World War II, an eighteen-year-old girl gets married and now has to prepare food for her family despite the rationing and lack of supplies. As she struggles with the daily loss of life's amenities she still has to maintain the will to live. ... more

Secret Scripture, The

Opening Date: Thursday, 7 Dec 2017

Based on Sebastian Barry's acclaimed novel, the latest film from director Jim Sheridan draws us into a woman's mysterious story, long hidden by time and trauma. Starring Rooney Mara, Vanessa Redgrave, Jack Reynor, and Eric Bana, THE SECRET SCRIPTURE is a powerful story of love, loss, and belated redemption. Roseanne McNulty ... more

Call Me by Your Name

Opening Date: Tuesday, 26 Dec 2017

Luca Guadagnino (A Bigger Splash, I Am Love) returns with his most dazzling film yet, a searing first love romance set in the hazy heat of a northern Italian summer in the 1980s. Elio (breakout newcomer Timothée Chalamet) is enjoying the summer at his family’s Italian estate when a new research ... more